Purple Pansy Orchid (Diuris longifolia)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Nov), favours coastal scrub or limestone outcrops.  Flowers medium size and mainly purple/mauve; dorsal sepal has a prominent yellow basal blotch.

Photographed 29/9/08 in Twin Creeks Conservation Reserve.

Detailed labellum photograph


Walpole Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis interjacens - formerly Caladenia interjacens)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours woodland/heath in coastal dunes with well drained soil.  Flowers large with long clubs; petals held nearly horizontal.

Photographed 26/9/08 at Walpole.

Detailed labellum photograph


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